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May 10, 2017 | Other News

Russia showcases Arctic hardware in Red Square military parade

Reuters: Russia rolled out air defense systems built to operate in sub-zero Arctic conditions on Tuesday as it showcased its military might at a parade on Moscow’s Red Square. The parade, an annual event commemorating the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, took place under gray skies as President Vladimir Putin… read more

May 10, 2017 | Threat News

Chinese Company May Have Helped North Korea Secure Missile Materials For Nearly A Decade

The National Interest: North Korea appears to have built up its weapons program with a little bit of outside help. While China claims that it fully implements U.N. sanctions against North Korea, one Chinese state-owned company maintained a joint venture with a sanctioned North Korean company for nearly a decade, reports the Wall Street Journal. China’s Limac… read more

May 10, 2017 | Threat News

Iran top leader vows to enhance missile capability

Xinhua Net: Iran will increase its missile capability despite the enemies’ propaganda against it, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday, according to his official website. “The hype over Iran’s missile capability is because of their (enemies) spite and anger about this element of power in Iran,” Khamenei said to commanders of the Islamic… read more

May 10, 2017 | Missile Defense News

U.S. defense officials say a long-range Patriot missile battery may be deployed to the Baltic region later this year as part of a military exercise.

Associated Press: U.S. defense officials said a long-range Patriot missile battery may be deployed to the Baltic region later this year as part of a military exercise. The move, if finalized, would be temporary but signal staunch U.S. backing for Baltic nations concerned about the threat from Russia. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday… read more

May 10, 2017 | Missile Defense News

GOP Senator to Introduce Bill Strengthening U.S. Missile Defense Amid North Korean Threat

The Washington Free Beacon: Sen. Dan Sullivan (R., Alaska) will introduce legislation as early as next week to authorize the deployment of dozens of additional ballistic missile interceptors in the U.S. Pacific as part of an effort to confront an increasingly aggressive North Korea. Sullivan, a member of the Armed Services Committee, told the Washington… read more

May 10, 2017 | Missile Defense News

Missile defense review could push back potential Fort Drum site decision

Watertown Daily Times: The military will hold off picking a preferred East Coast site for missiles, potentially Fort Drum, until the end of the year at least as it launches a new review of all of its missile defense systems. Leah Garton, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, said a decision about a… read more

May 10, 2017 | Missile Defense News

Northrop Grumman awarded contract for missile defense development

UPI: Northrop Grumman Space & Missile Systems Corp. has been awarded a $332 million modification to an existing contract for work at the Joint National Center Research and Development for the Missile Defense Agency and the Department of Defense. The modification, announced Monday by the Department of Defense, would increase the funding maximum from $3.85… read more

May 9, 2017 | Missile Defense News

Raytheon to Incorporate Unisys Software Into Patriot Missile Defense Systems

Executive Biz: Raytheon has purchased an enterprise computing platform from Unisys to develop new software for use in the former’s Patriot air and missile defense system. Unisys said Monday its ClearPath Forward technology will be integrated into the Global Patriot Solutions program as Raytheon aims to increase the performance of its weapons system offerings. “We are excited to continue supporting a program… read more

May 8, 2017 | Missile Defense News

Decision On Fort Drum Missile Defense Site Delayed

Fox 28 WNYF: A decision on putting a missile defense site at Fort Drum, bringing hundreds of jobs, has been delayed…again. An announcement was expected earlier this year, but we can tell you the decision is now part of a larger review put in motion by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. The results of what’s called… read more

May 8, 2017 | Missile Defense News

Pentagon Announces Start of Ballistic Missile Defense Review

Department of Defense: WASHINGTON, May 5, 2017 — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis today directed the start of the department’s Ballistic Missile Defense Review, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said in a statement. The review is conducted to identify ways to strengthen missile-defense capabilities, rebalance homeland and theater defense priorities and provide the necessary policy… read more

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